Dr. VJs Cosmetic Surgery & Hair Transplantation Centre: Hair follicles actually small in size and similar to pocket holes which are present in your skin. These are actually hidden under the dermis layer of the ski and usually of wrapped shaped.
Anatomy of a Hair follicle
A hair follicle is explained as a tunnel-shaped structure which is present in the epidermis or outer layer of the skin. And hair growth starts from the bottom of the hair follicles, that’s why hair follicles are considered as a very important component in the hair growth cycle. In addition to this, the root of the hair is generally made of keratin, which is a kind of protein. And these protein cells are valuable to nourish your dermis and scalp, which promote hair growth.
Millions of people experience hair fall due to lack of protein in their body and scalp. Which can cause baldness and hair loss which can only be treated with the help of hair transplant. You should visit us once for getting a hair transplant. Since we have more experienced and skilled surgeons who will surely give you the best treatment.
Hair growth cycle
Hair growth cycle has 3 stages such as-:
- Anagen phase
- And the Telogen phase.
Let’s understand all these phases of the hair growth cycle.
In the anagen phase, your hair starts to grow from the root and this phases basically lasts up to seven years.
In the catagen phase, which is additionally known as the transitional phase, your hair growth stops and your hair follicles shrink. This phase lasts up to for almost 4 months.
In this phase, you experience hair loss and this lasts between 2 to 4 months. In addition to this, in the telogen phase, you experience more hair loss sometimes, but normally you noticed that you are losing 100 strands daily. Don’t worry your hair starts growing after completion of this phase.
The life of a follicle
Growth of your hair effects by many factors include-:
- Your health condition.
- Your age
- Hair type
- Your eating habits.
In addition to this, hair follicles are not responsible for hair growth but yes, these are responsible for hair texture and color also. If you have curly hair follicles then you will surely experience curly hair on your head.
Is there any issue associated with hair follicles?
Yes, of course, your hair condition totally depends on hair follicles. You may experience male pattern baldness, telogen effluvium, alopecia areata, and female pattern hair loss due to poor health of hair follicles. There are many factors behind the poor condition of hair follicles include smoking, poor eating regimen, scalp conditions, and lack of protein in your body and head.